Levaquin and Arthralgia - from FDA reports


Summary

Arthralgia is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Sinusitis. This review analyzes which people have Arthralgia with Levaquin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,637 people who have side effects when taking Levaquin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

38,637 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 3,651 people (9.45%) have Arthralgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Arthralgia?

Time on Levaquin when people have Arthralgia *:

  • < 1 month: 92.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.35 %
  • 10+ years: 0.07 %

Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 69.55 %
  • male: 30.45 %

Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 1.94 %
  • 20-29: 3.52 %
  • 30-39: 11.05 %
  • 40-49: 20.87 %
  • 50-59: 27.78 %
  • 60+: 34.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (601 people, 16.46%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (244 people, 6.68%)
  • Pneumonia (229 people, 6.27%)
  • Bronchitis (197 people, 5.40%)
  • Pain (190 people, 5.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (580 people, 15.89%)
  • Aredia (487 people, 13.34%)
  • Ambien (435 people, 11.91%)
  • Prednisone (362 people, 9.92%)
  • Neurontin (361 people, 9.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (1,103 people, 30.21%)
  • Pain (1,058 people, 28.98%)
  • Weakness (925 people, 25.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (870 people, 23.83%)
  • Back Pain (806 people, 22.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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